If you want to make yourself absolutely sick, listen to the conversation below—posted today—between someone pretending to be billionaire and master of the conservative-libertarian universe David Koch and Governor Scott Walker.
The Wisconsin governor was punked by current editor at the Buffalo Beast, Ian Murphy. The Beast is an online newspaper founded by Matt Taibbi. As I said, it makes you sick to know for sure—of course, we always suspected it—that this stuff is going on behind the scenes.
If you want a partial transcript go to the Beast site, but just to give you an example, during the conversation, “David Koch” says, “We’ll back you any way we can,” and then follows it with this:
“David Koch“: What we were thinking about the crowds was planting some troublemakers.
Governor Walker: We thought about that…
Here are the two parts of the conversation, which confirms what those of us on this side have said about Governor Walker’s motives: